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new york, a man who shot two firefighters to death and wound was a convicted felon who served 17 years for killing his own grandmother. police in webster, new york say 62-year-old william spangler opened fire on first responders. four volunteer firefighters were then shot. two of them were killed including one who full time police lieutenant. investigators say he then killed himself. the fire spread to six other homes which were also destroyed. >> dan: fire departments are stunned and shocked that first responders were targeted. we spoke with san francisco firefighters about it today. sergio quintana is in the newsroom. no doubt they are stunned. >> reporter: absolutely. when two firefighters are killed on christmas eve, that is tragedy but new york investigators and first responders across the country are especially shocked because police believe the shooter may have settle a house on fire to lure emergency teams into a trap. firefighters responded to the early morning blaze and were almost immediately shot at. >> there was a car and house that was engulfed in flames probably set by h
members were taken off the plane safely. there was heavy rain overnight in new york but it's not known if weather play aid factor. stay with us for continuing coverage on the storm sandhya patel will be back in just a moment with the full accu-weather forecast. you can track the wet weather any time. >> still ahead here on abc 7 news at 5:00 new information on the condition of former president george hw bush. what his chief of staff is now saying about oo and the new mall round up what. will be illegal to some californians coming january 1 in a live report from sacramento. >> michael finney gets to the bottom of a safety recall. why thousands are being pulled off shelves. stay with us. >>> as we first told you at 4:00 general who led u.s. invasion of iraq during the first gulf war has died. he commanded u.s. led coalition that drove saddam hussien's forces out of kuwait in 1991. a much decorated combat soldier in vietnam, he was known as stormin norman. he was 78 years old. >> the houston hospital treatin has not given an official update on his health but a family friend says the elder
was admitted to a hospital in new york so doctors can treat her and keep an eye on her. >>> on tuesday, several new laws go into effect in california. here's a look at some of them. california bill be the first state to ban therapy for gay teens. private companies that provide space travel will have greater protection from civil suits in cases of disaster. police will be able to issue silver alerts for missing elderly people, and the state marine reptile will be named the pacific leatherback sea turtle. we'll look at a few more new laws at 6:00. >> police in southern california are looking for the person who stabbed a teenage boy and girl in a mall, leaving them with life-threatening injuries. happened in the galleria in re don dough beach. the boy gave a description of the attacker before he passed out. both victims are in critical can. >> the faa is investigating the cause of a small plane crash in san diego county that killed three members of an arizona family. the home-built plane went down in a nature preserve near santaee. the crash victims have been identified only as a 65-year-old man,
in a fair co-sponsored by abc 7 today. among companies hiring, hyatt reek yensy, santa clara, new york life insurance company and financial services and sleep drain. one of the first in line is a resident moving west in search of work. >> i've got 10 years in sales and marketing looking for a job after we move across country with three kids. >> good luck to him and everybody there. the next event is january 30th. >> good resource. >> four cities consider cuts that affect their fire department autos also, why a response team was called out to a fire. >> michael finney has one shopper's fine from goodwill that is worth immense >>> a team helping investigate the cause of a fire that destroyed a home on straggle lane. firefighters say the house is vacant and the home was full of property including 12 vehicles on the site. various containers filled with unknown material are being inspect bid the team tonight. fire prok out in a home associated with the hippy movement in san francisco today. the blaze started at the top of an apartment building on page street and spread next door. firefighters sa
to hurt anybody. >> even so authorities are investigating whether any crime was committed. abc news, new york. >> ama: well, let's get a check on the weather with sandy patel. our weather is changing. >> let's show you an outside shot. you can see how beautiful it alongs towards the golden gate bridge here. lots of sunshine out there. a few high clouds and that's it. let's go to live doppler 7hd right now and i'll show you what it looks like from this perspective. skies are clear. and we have no rain to speak of right now but our own radar on mt. st. helena will be tracking rain. today was warm, mild to warm, depending on where you are, and warm enough to set records. keptfield, 70 degrees, tied the previous record. 66 at the oakland airport. that actually broke its previous record by one degree. downtown oakland with 70 degrees. san jose, 67. up to 67 in half moon bay. san francisco, 66 degrees and a nice day down in upper napa area. 71 today. here are your current temperatures. still mild. 68 in oakland. 63 in san francisco. we have 66 degrees in san rafael. here are the highlights. cl
was a new york giants football fan. wide receiver victor cruz visited his grieving family and wrote is he my cheero on his cleats. this is where mourners hugged and cried. a scene playing out more than two dozen times in the community that is just starting to heal. >> newtown is forever changed. and we cames a community that, is who we are. we're here for the pintos. >> we're back live, you can see outpouring of emotions. and support for this community. folks here coming all day all night, and a stream of cars here since we've been here. to give you a perspective, again this is the center of town. looking up street we're showing you there isรท19z a linf police. that is the street that is where this school is located. you can see they have police here and a line of columns going up the street. they're allowing the public to walk up to the area there. the fire house where the kids ran to is that another large public memorial. tonight how a california family reached all the wayqgme=t here to pay their respects and give some support to this community, again, tonight at 6:00. live in sandy hook,
, the services took place in new york. the emotional wake is shared around country. visitors are offering their support. >> there is no reason for a coffin that small, realy. i think that... have you to just come, say goodbye. >> the governor called for a moment of silence tomorrow at 6:30 in the morning our time, one week after the shooting. gf brown is calling fon all californians to join in that moment of silence. and we'll be streaming that special report live for you at abc 7 news.com. >> join us for that. san francisco mayor ed lee is throwing his support behind two measures designed to tighten san francisco's gun laws. the first banning certain types of ann ammunition. the second would require stores to report to police any ammunition sale of 500 rounds or more saying it's not only inspired by the massacre in connecticut but deadly gun violence happening san francisco. >> assault weapons and types of things we've seen in the hands of people who are doing evil or can do evil have no place. >> this is expected to be brought about the brth board next month. >> the connecticut shooting
charged in qex killing of two volunteer firefighters in upstate new york on christmas eve. dawn nguyen accused of file filing a falsified business record, investigators say charges relate to purchase of an ar 15 rifle, and 12 gauge shotgun the shooter had when the firefighters were gunned down. three others were hurt before a 62-year-old killed himself. there is his shot. as a convicted felon he could not purchase weapons himself. >> eight u.s. sailors serving on a humanitarian missionu4p japan are suing the company claiming the utility lied about level of radiation in atmosphere following the tsunami. damage that nuclear reactor in march, 2011. the sailors served on san diego based carrier uss ronald reagan allege they were exposed to radiation that could result in cancer and shorter life span. the lawsuit filed against tokyo electric company owned by japanese government. >> union members will be allowed to demonstrate right outside stores in california. however, nonlabor democrat straightors will not be allowed to do so. california supreme court made that ruling on thursday. it stems
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